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American River College

Sacramento, CA 2-Year Public

American River Academics

American River College accepts transfer credits. Additionally, American River College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation X

Reminder: American River College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At American River College?

American River College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with American River College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at American River College

When choosing a major, American River College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at American River College. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. American River College false.

Frequently Asked Questions About American River College

Does American River College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with American River College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does American River College Have An Online Program?

🟨 For more information on any possible distant learning options available at American River College, contant the school directly.

Does American River College Give Credit for AP Classes?

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Does American River College Have An Honors Program?

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Does American River College Require Internships?

🟨 American River College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About American River College

Dual Degree Programs at American River College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

For more information on possible dual degree options at American River, contact the university directly.


Does American River College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

American River does not have any ROTC programs.

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